Dancing With The Stars

DANCING WITH THE STARS

the sun’s last rays
grind into the horizon;
emerging dots wink,
a contrasting print against
the clear cobalt sky,
a chance alignment
as night’s sounds vibrate,
becoming the melody
on which we hook our hearts

2012-05-06
P. Wanken

Written for two prompts: The Sunday Whirl Prompt #55 (to use these words: cobalt, align, hook, vibrate, print, grind, contrast, emerging, chance, clear, dot, wink) and Poetic Bloomings Prompt #54 (to write a poem using the title of a movie or television show as the title of our poem).

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25 comments

  1. Yep, dumbfounded. Watching for your work and in nine lines you leveled me. All I can say is WOW! If I’m not all washed up, I will be shortly, thanks to you. Good work PMW! Now, I’ll finish my rootbeer and finish watching the game from the Meadowland.

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  2. Concise and amazing . Oh and a fun word play on the TV show. The use of the word “hook” was my bane this week. (there is always one word!) I am delighted to read there is a a perfect place for hook. This indeed was a bright spot in my evening” becoming the melody on which we hook our hearts”

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    1. Thank you so much, Richard…”emerging dots wink” and the “clear cobalt sky” were the phrases that came to me immediately when I read the word list. Once I paired it with the PB prompt, the night music filled in the rest. 🙂

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